The Strange Story Of George Washington’s Dentures In Harlem

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One of the biggest myths that’s persisted about George Washington over the years (other than that he chopped down a cherry tree and never told a lie) is that he had wooden teeth. Continue Reading →

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Harry Potter Fans, There Are Hogwarts In Harlem

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the United Kingdom exactly 20 years ago today, which is sort of scary. Continue Reading →

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No Surprise, Loss Of Affordable Housing Affect Residents’ Health In East Harlem

15538423905_69bfbaca15_k-1475182883-1097A new study released this week says that the loss of affordable housing in East Harlem can have negative affects on the health of neighborhood residents. Continue Reading →

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Health Department Awards $225k For East Harlem Community Projects

east-harlem sliderTomorrow, Saturday, June 11, the New York City Health Department, in partnership with New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) and Mount Sinai Hospital, will award $225,000 to 9 community-based organizations. Continue Reading →

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The Harlem-Based Order Of Black Nuns Turns 100

black-nuns2 slliderThe Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of Black nuns in the United States, was preparing to phase out in 2014.

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Affordable Housing: What About The Future? A Symposium

east-harlem1For over a century New York City from Harlem to Hollis, the most expensive city in the nation, has also been a leading provider of affordable housing and a laboratory for innovative housing initiatives. Continue Reading →

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